Most Popular Titles With Charlie Parker
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2. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
R | 139 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.
Votes: 160,298 | Gross: $81.30M
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Sport
Number one NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test.
Votes: 152,845 | Gross: $148.21M
4. Edge of Darkness (2010)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As homicide detective Thomas Craven investigates the death of his activist daughter, he uncovers not only her secret life, but a corporate cover-up and government collusion that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence.
Votes: 84,390 | Gross: $43.31M
5. Sorcerer (1977)
PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.
6. On the Road (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.
Votes: 37,736 | Gross: $0.72M
7. Capote (2005)
R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.
Votes: 116,436 | Gross: $28.75M
8. The Color of Money (1986)
R | 119 min | Drama, Sport
Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback.
Votes: 67,469 | Gross: $52.29M
9. Basquiat (1996)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama
The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist struggling with fame, drugs and his identity.
Votes: 18,147 | Gross: $2.96M
10. Ginger & Rosa (2012)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama
A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event that comes to redefine their relationship.
Votes: 9,588 | Gross: $1.01M
13. Grand Theft Auto IV (2008 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Niko Bellic comes to Liberty City, America to live the good life, but ends up having to assist his dangerously indebted cousin Roman with his financial troubles, by any (mostly illegal) means necessary.
14. 'Round Midnight (1986)
R | 133 min | Drama, Music
A troubled, but talented musician flees the US to escape his problems, finding refuge and support in Paris.
Votes: 4,265 | Gross: $3.27M
16. American Masters (1985– )
TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »
17. Murmur of the Heart (1971)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
As France is nearing the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself torn between a rebellious urge to discover love, and the ever-present, almost dominating affection of his beloved mother.
Votes: 7,793 | Gross: $1.16M
18. A Dangerous Woman (1993)
R | 102 min | Drama, Romance
Martha Horgan, a naive woman with an intellectual impairment who lives with her aunt Frances in a small town, is known for always telling the truth. She works at a dry cleaner, where her ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,462 | Gross: $1.50M
19. Low Down (2014)
R | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A look at the life of pianist Joe Albany from the perspective of his young daughter, as she watches him contend with his drug addiction during the 1970s jazz scene.
Votes: 1,658 | Gross: $0.04M
20. The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997)
R | 92 min | Biography, Romance
Neal Cassady is living the beat life during the 1940s, working at The Tire Yard and and philandering around town. However, he has visions of a happy life with kids and a white picket fence.... See full summary »
Votes: 1,884 | Gross: $0.05M
21. Love Jones (1997)
R | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Mosley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "... See full summary »
Votes: 3,403 | Gross: $12.51M
22. Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance
Sisters Olanna and Kainene return home to 1960s Nigeria, where they soon diverge on different paths. As civil war breaks out, political events loom larger than their differences as they join the fight to establish an independent republic.
Votes: 1,582 | Gross: $0.05M
25. Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
110 min | Comedy, Romance
Sacha Keller is only interested in one night stands with 20-somethings and has a phobia of children. That is until he meets Charlotte, the divorced mother-of-three and ex-wife of one his employer's powerful clients.
26. Let's Get Lost (1988)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Documentary on the life of jazz trumpeter and drug addict Chet Baker. Fascinating series of interviews with friends, family, associates and lovers, interspersed with film from Baker's ... See full summary »
27. The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Vicki returns to her elder sister Beth's house in Australia after an affair in Italy. Beth, with a teenage daughter, has become involved in something of a marriage of convenience with ... See full summary »
Votes: 725 | Gross: $0.83M
29. Joe Gould's Secret (2000)
R | 104 min | Drama
Around 1940, The New Yorker staff writer Joe Mitchell meets Joe Gould, a Greenwich Village character, who cadges meals, drinks, and contributions to the Joe Gould Fund, and who is writing a... See full summary »
Votes: 1,427 | Gross: $0.64M
30. Mac (1992)
R | 117 min | Drama
Niccolo (Mac) Vitelli is the eldest of three brothers and leads their family after their beloved father dies. Their father was a builder and his sons continue in this family trade. At first... See full summary »
Votes: 815 | Gross: $0.47M
31. Any Way the Wind Blows (2003)
127 min | Comedy, Drama
Sort of a low-budget Short Cuts (1993), set in the Flemish port city of Antwerp on a warm day in June. Natalie, her brother Chouki, her boyfriend Walter and his ex Lara, the gallery keeper ... See full summary »
100 min | Comedy
A warm summer in Montreal. Two black men, Man and Bouba, share an apartment. Man is an ambitious author, writing on The Great Novel. Bouba is a lazy amateur philosopher who quotes the Koran... See full summary »
Votes: 280 | Gross: $0.49M
34. Lena (2011)
119 min | Drama
Lena is a lonely, plump adolescent girl. Much to her surprise she gets a relationship with the popular but unreliable Daan. Lena moves in with Daan and his strange father Tom and is willing to do a lot for his love. More than a lot.
35. The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997 TV Movie)
92 min | Drama
In many ways "The Ditchdigger's Daughters" adheres to the well worn path of a genre best described as the black struggle in an injust white America. But the real plot in this movie revolves... See full summary »
38. Sven Klang's Combo (1976)
114 min | Drama, Music
Sweden 1958. In a small provincial town there is a band who plays dance music twice every week. All decisions are made by Sven Klang, the undisputed leader of the band. A new member joins ... See full summary »
40. Professor Norman Cornett (2009)
81 min | Documentary
A review of former McGill University Professor Norman Cornett's unorthodox approach to teaching, including the lack of studying, students choosing their own names and stream-of-consciousness writing exercises.
42. Adventures in Jazz (1949– )
30 min | Music
Hosted by well-known disc-jockey Fred Robbins (and later Bill Williams), this show gave viewers a glimpse into the world of jazz. Showcasing the talents of some of the premier musicians and... See full summary »
44. Improvisation (2004)
75 min | Music
Improvisational jazz performance filmed in 1950 by Gjon Mili plus additional performances filmed in 1977 and 1979, with introductions by Granz and jazz critic Nat Hentoff and also includes ... See full summary »
45. Jimmy Scott: If You Only Knew (2002)
77 min | Documentary
An intimate portrait of 76-year-old jazz vocal legend Jimmy Scott. The film explores Scott's odyssey of loss and redemption through reminiscence, song, and lush Japanese travelogue.
46. George Shearing: Lullaby in Birdland (1992 Video)
Finally, a full length concert on DVD of this jazz piano legend, filmed in 1991 at the Paul Mason Winery in a state of the art digital and audio production. Shearing's artistry is captured ... See full summary »
50. Sir John Dankworth at the BBC (2010 TV Movie)
With an introduction from his widow Dame Cleo Laine, this programme pays tribute to Sir John Dankworth, jazz musician, big band leader and composer for TV and film. Featuring a wide variety... See full summary »